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Planning Internship – San Francisco County Transportation Authority

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We are currently accepting applications for our Planning Division internship program. Please submit your application by Friday, October 6, 2017 for assured consideration. Submit a cover letter (indicating where you saw this job posted, the earliest date you could start, and the number of hours a week you are available) and resume via email, fax 415.522.4829, or mail:

San Francisco County Transportation Authority
Attn: Human Resources (Planning Internship)
1455 Market St., 22nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103

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The Authority’s Planning Division leads a wide variety of innovative transportation planning studies and policy analyses. The Planning staff is currently working on several on-going initiatives including ConnectSF, an update to the City’s long-range transportation plan program, and the Treasure Island Mobility Management Program. Our work program also includes projects that study the future use of the transit and freeway networks in San Francisco as they relate to growth in the city, and projects that advance transportation demand management, policy and funding development.

Employee Type: Intern/Temporary Employee
Reports to: Transportation Planner
Availability: Candidates may be considered for full- and/or part-time internships. Interns should be available to work at least 20 hours per week (maximum 40) during regular business hours. This recruitment is for internships beginning in both the Fall and Winter.

Strong interest in urban transportation planning is required. Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is required. Proficiency with ArcGIS, database management, graphic design software, statistical analysis, and/or the Drupal content management system for web sites is desired.

Standard transportation planning principles, methods, and processes; basic research methods, survey design, and database management techniques; ability to interpret data using appropriate planning methods and statistical techniques; familiarity with land use planning methods; strong written and oral communication skills; ability to prepare and present written reports and recommendations.

Additional relevant skills and abilities are also encouraged. These include experience with travel demand modeling, traffic modeling, project funding, and/or civil engineering.

Prospective interns should have completed at least one semester in a relevant graduate level discipline (e.g. transportation planning, urban planning, civil engineering).

The physical demands and work environment are characteristic of modern office work and include moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic), and are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Travel may be required on occasion.

Compensation Range: $22–$28/hr, D.O.E.